Young people aged 16-24 explore and respond to the Lewis Chessmen, in support of their training and education.
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This film showcases the Talking Objects Collective projects 2012-2014, created by former project participants and Chocolate Films. Be inspired to think of the Museum and its collections in new ways...
Bringing the Lewis Chessmen to life through drama
In collaboration with Only Connect, 2014
Actors from Only Connect collaboratively produced this drama piece, inspired by the characters of the Lewis Chessmen.
Exploring the Lewis Chessmen through dance:
‘The Fearful Game’
In collaboration with Dance United, 2014
London Academy dancers took inspiration from the Lewis Chessmen to co-produce the choreography for this performance. It took place at the dancers’ graduation performance at RichMix, following the performance of excerpts at the British Museum.
Why are the Lewis Chessmen important?
In collaboration with Haverstock School, 2014
This film was created by members of Haverstock School in collaboration with Chocolate Films.
What is the relationship between chess and football?
In collaboration with Street League, July 2013
This film was created by members of Street League as a creative output of their project.
A website for registered users allows young people to continue their research and conversations between sessions at the Museum.